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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Here is a recap of some of the top trends and new technology at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2015 annual meeting in Las Vegas. Watch video Editor’s Choice of the Most...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015 American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in June: 1. Use of ultrasound as a new...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting June 12-16 in Boston. Several companies are making big...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2015 meeting in Boston.  One of the takeaways was an official recommendation...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer the latest clinical data and new technology updates in electrophysiology (EP). These include new...
Dave Fornell, Editor DAIC
U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no wonder that the key healthcare IT meeting has vastly and rapidly grown in recent years...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual scientific sessions involved the overwhelmingly positive late-breaking trial data for transcatheter...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically into the future, but the question has been how this massive undertaking could be accomplished. The...
Sean Reilly, DAIC Publisher
The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet to publicly respond to the elephant in the room, I offer the following in hopes we can get the...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The America College of Cardiology has released its list of key late-breaking clinical trials at the ACC 2015 meeting in March. Here are my top picks for cardiovascular device technology I am looking...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
As editor of DAIC, I keep a close watch on trends in cardiovascular technology and try to predict what the next big advancements will be in the coming years. Here are my predictions for technologies...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2014 meeting that shine a light on what the future of imaging holds. Among these are: touchscreen...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or highlighted at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Nov. 30...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium were bioresorable stents and...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me of a race between vendors to build a better mouse trap. The main issue between cardiac echo, computed...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego covered the latest CT trends, technology and clinical trial data. The key takeaway message was that CT...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost-conscience environment of healthcare reform, there needs to be a clear, quantifiable return of...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting June 20-24 in Portland, Ore. Among these was the...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The key cardiology news coming out of the 2014 meeting for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in St. Louis, Mo., were two late-breaker cardiovascular imaging studies, and...
Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
As an editor attending clinical symposiums and always on the lookout for new trends in technology, I sometimes find myself wondering if what I see is actually the reality on the ground for most...
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